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[Canada] E-cigarettes part of smoking ban on Sudbury school properties

A Sudbury school board is now including e-cigarettes in its ban of tobacco on school properties.
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 23, 2014 13:56
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[Canada] Pot-smoking students better at school than 'marginalized' tobacco-smoking peers

Students who only smoke marijuana do better at school than classmates who smoke just tobacco, or who smoke both tobacco and pot, says a new study, which tracked substance use among teens over 30 years. Researchers from the University of Toronto’s Dalla L
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 26, 2014 01:05
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[Pennsylvania] Corbett signs Philadelphia cigarette tax legislation, calling it a step toward firmer funding for schools

Gov. Tom Corbett signed a law on Wednesday imposing a $2-per-pack tax on cigarettes and little cigars sold in Philadelphia to help fund the city's cash-strapped schools. This new levy, which takes effect Oct. 1, is anticipated will generate $70 million
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Sep 24, 2014 18:09
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[California] Berkeley City Council explores restriction of flavored tobacco sales near schools

At its Feb. 25 meeting, the council unanimously passed a recommendation that asks city staff to explore creating a 500-foot radius from schools in which stores would be banned from selling flavored tobacco products, including cigarettes, cigarillos and c
Daily Californian (UC Berkeley)
added Mar 11, 2014 11:35
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[New Jersey] Pemberton Twp. schoolteacher files civil suit after censorship controversy

According to the lawsuit...Principal Ida Smith originally spiked the smoking story, which included an interview with a security guard about the prevalence of smoking in bathrooms, deeming its content “inappropriate,” according to Gurden at the time.
Burlington County (NJ) Times
added Sep 29, 2015 23:02
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[Pennsylvania] $2-per-pack cigarette tax for schools is finally approved

The Pennsylvania Senate this afternoon approved, 39-11, a long-debated $2-per-pack cigarette tax for Philadelphia to help close the School District's budget gap. Gov. Corbett promptly announced that he would sign the bill. Signing will take place at 11:3
Philadelphia Public School Notebook
added Sep 24, 2014 18:24
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[Burma/Myanmar] Cigaratte smoking on the rise among Myanmar students

Myanmar plans to launch seminars in schools to discourage tobacco use among students as cigarette smoking as well as tobacco chewing is on the rise, according to Department of Health. Tobacco use among students had declined to 4.9 percent in 2007 from a
Eleven (mm)
added Oct 22, 2013 14:45
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A draft anti-tobacco law discussed by Qatari Cabinet

A draft anti-tobacco law being discussed by the State Cabinet is likely to increase the number of public health inspectors, who may include non-Qataris, according to senior public health officials. The existing law allows only Qataris in the government
Gulf in the Media
added Mar 10, 2013 14:41
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[Massachusetts] Danvers approved new tobacco regulations

The regulations redefined what a “tobacco product” is, which now includes all non-FDA regulated electronic cigarettes and electronic cigarette-related products, such as pipes, cigars, and hookahs. The new regulations included a unanimous decision to set
Wicked Local (MA)
added May 16, 2015 09:48
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American Lung Association Supports Local Efforts to Promote “Tobacco-Free Living”

Below are short descriptions of the second round of community initiatives: The LungUSA Region will focus their project efforts on engaging residents in southwest Virginia to promote tobacco-free school environments, which include all school property and
WebWire
added Oct 28, 2013 18:27
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